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Black Friday shopping will start at 12 a.m. at many Columbia mall stores

Numerous shops at the Columbia mall will be opening up even earlier than usual on Black Friday — including 19 whose doors will open at the stroke of midnight. Those stores opening at 12 a.m. are Aeropostale, Abercrombie & Fitch, Abercrombie Kids, American Eagle Outfitters, Ann Taylor, Aveda, Bath & Body Works, Best Buy Mobile, Buckle, Delia's, Disney Store, Finish Line, Gap, GapKids, Hollister Co., Macy's, PacSun, Starbucks and Victoria's Secret. JC Penney is opening at 3 a.m. Panera Bread, Sears and The Children's Place are opening at 4 a.m. Banana Republic, Fossil, Lord & Taylor and Lush are opening at 5 a.m. The rest of the mall is scheduled...